ENVI - 1) Which of the following best describes...

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1) Which of the following best describes biodiversity? A) the sum of all plants, animals, and microbes on the planet B) the sum of all plants and animals on the planet C) the kinds of trees and other plants in a forest D) the kinds of plants and animals in a forest E) plants and animals but not bacteria 2) Concern for the unfair concentration of waste sites and other hazardous activities in areas that are populated by poor or minorities is called: A) sustainable growth. B) environmental justice. C) sound science. D) sustainable development. E) globalization. 3) Which of the following describes a theory? A) an idea that is unproven B) a hypothesis that can be tested through experiments C) a scientific experiment D) a model of how a system works E) a worldview Your weekly budget for the five-day workweek is twenty dollars. Lunch costs $2.00 per day, drinks $1.00. Gasoline for commuting to work costs $10.00 for the week. 4) Using the information above, match the statement with the correct step in the scientific method. “I carpool with my neighbor and save $5.00 per week in fuel costs.” A) hypothesis B) theory/revised hypothesis/conclusion C) experiment D) observation/question 5) Using the information above, match the statement with the correct step in the scientific method. “If I carpool, my weekly expenses now equal my available income.” A) experiment B) hypothesis C) observation/question D) theory/revised hypothesis/conclusion 6) The most likely explanation for the collapse of the Rapa Nui society of Easter Island is: A) lack of wood to make boats. B) population growth. C) an unstable society brought on by overexploitation of natural resources.
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E) crop failure. 7) The process that photoautotrophic producers perform that is not performed by other organisms in most ecosystems is A) photosynthesis. B) reproduction. C) metabolism. D) cell respiration. E) chemosynthesis. 8) The relationship between cats and mice is an example of: A) competition. B) mutualism. C) symbiosis. D) host-parasite. E) predator-prey. 9) The long-term average of a region’s temperature and precipitation is that area’s A) climate. B) ecotone. C) ecotype. D) weather. E) ecology. 10) Which of the following would be considered INORGANIC? A) living organisms B) dead organisms C) nitrogen, and water D) complex molecules that make up tissues of living organisms E) wood and leather 11) Which of the following is NOT correctly matched? A) oak tree - producer B) bacteria - decomposer C) squirrel - consumer D) mushroom - detritus E) dead leaf - detritus 12) In a food chain, the trophic level that has the greatest biomass is the: A) primary consumer. B) predator. C) producer. D) third order consumer.
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course ECONOMICS ECONOMICS taught by Professor Animesh during the Spring '12 term at DeVry Phoenix.

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